Nockamixon State Park

4.54 out of 5
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↑ 600 ft
↓ 600 ft
elevation (ft)

Trail Description
About this trail
The northern two loops (relative to parking lot) are pretty easy, though the northernmost one gets very muddy. Southern loops are more technical, with some nice rock gardens down at the south end. Both sides have lots of shallow stream crossings, facilitated by rocks.

From the parking lot, turn right at the first fork to ride the northern loops, and left at the first fork to ride the southern end. I like keeping right at subsequent forks to do the whole set counterclockwise.
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Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Trail Q&A
Rider Questions


Q: Are helmets required? -Jeff Barber

A: No, but wouldn't it be smart, given the rock gardens

Guest answered on July 6, 2016. Did you find this helpful? Yes | No

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Q: Ride at night? -Jeff Barber

A: The park hours are dawn to dusk, but, there have been a few, organized night rides.

lakota84 answered on September 30, 2016. Did you find this helpful? Yes | No


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Reviews (75)

Granny Gear

October 14, 2019
Review: Flowy, lots of berms, great place to carry speed and have a blast chasing friends. Not many technical features, and the ones that are here are all avoidable. If you want to maintain a steady hard pace this is a great place to do it. Super fun!

Similar Trail: White Clay

Granny Gear

August 12, 2019
Austikrat Granny Gear  
Review: A super fun trail system that is fun for beginners and experts once you find the flow of the trails. I never get bored here and I come 1-2 times a week through the summer. The trail crew has been doing a FANTASTIC job and this place is getting better and better all the time. Some of the best berm trails in PA. I ride everything counterclockwise except Haycock run. Avoid riding haycock counterclockwise if you can as it can create dangerous situations with people coming down. Well maintained trails. Thank you to the volunteers that make these trails happen!

Granny Gear

July 18, 2019
Dugs95 Granny Gear  
Review: My favorite place to ride. It can be easy, or if you go a little faster, it can definitely give you a challenge. Many obstacles are optional with easy ways to avoid them. Scenery is great, it's well maintained, but after rain it may take an extra day to totally dry compared to other places. Having said that, even when it's muddy, it's still ride-able. Flat rocks are laid out in spots that collect water etc.. to ensure that and do the trail doesn't wash away. Definitely check this place out especially if you have children or beginners riding with you.


November 5, 2018
Review: There are many miles of fun, flowy trails here with berms, rollers, and small jumps scattered throughout. Trails are well built with many things mountain bikers like. Easy enough for beginners, but still allows advanced riders to have a good time too. There isn't much elevation gain here which means some trails have severe drainage issues. I rode a solid 48 hours after a rain and a third of the park's trails were still super soft and muddy. Best if ridden at least a week after rain or if the ground is frozen as the place doesn't drain as well as other local parks.

Granny Gear

December 30, 2017
Review: Great trail for beginners to advanced. There are some wood features that are really fun to ride but are completely optional. You can have fun no matter your ability.

Bunny Hop

September 29, 2017
Review: Great trail, nice flow reminds me of white clay!

Granny Gear

September 4, 2017
Barbutod1 Granny Gear  
Review: Great time with lots of flow even with the crowds this morning. Trail conditions were a little wet in spots.

Granny Gear

August 27, 2017
Review: depends how hard you want to ride it overall really fun trail can find some really good routes if you pay attention

Bunny Hop

August 27, 2017
Msestinek Bunny Hop  
Review: awesome trail. not overly challenging. no steep long climbs but really fun turns. theres also a some features like skinnies and log overs. very flowy. theres a short fast rocky section that might be a bit more challenging for some but nothing you would need to walk. also theres a cute "gnome home" thing.

Similar Trail: sixmile run

Granny Gear

July 12, 2017
Bob C Granny Gear  
Review: NOX is a well maintained and fun but not overly challenging trail. There is lots of flow. There aren't any long, steep climbs. Some sections on the south end could be considered intermediate with lots of jagged rocks. Overall, NOX is a great time.

Nockamixon State Park MTB Trail 4.54 out of 5 based on 75 ratings. 75 user reviews.
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